June Significant Incident Report
Posted on July 20, 2022 in News
Significant Incident Monthly Summary:
- 1685 Total Incidents (RFA Responses)
- 5 Significant Incidents
- 1 Significant EMS Calls
- 2 Significant Fire Calls
- 2 Significant Special Ops Calls
- 12 Significant Malicious False Alarm Calls
- 5 Significant Incidents
- On Saturday, June 11th, Renton RFA responded to an EMS call for an accident/other trauma in Station 11’s area on the 300 block of Sunset Blvd N. Renton RFA responded with Renton PD and King County Medic One and 1 ladder unit, 1 engine and 1 officer rig for a total of 7 RFA personnel. Renton PD secured the scene and units arrived to find a male patient lying on the ground of the parking lot with multiple gun shots to the face and chest. B311 established Sunset command. E311 and L311 loaded the patient onto the M5 gurney and into the M5 unit. M5 treated the patient and transported to Harborview MC with 2 firefighters on board.
- On Tuesday, June 21st, Renton RFA responded to an EMS call for a water rescue in Station 15’s area on the 1200 block of Lake Washington Blvd N, Gene Coulon Park. Renton RFA responded with King County Medic One, King County Fire District 20, Valley Regional Fire Authority and 1 aid/dive unit, 1 ladder unit, 2 engines and 1 officer rig for a total of 11 RFA personnel. Units arrived on scene to a vehicle resting about 10 ft from the shore with the windows above the water line and the driver (sole vehicle occupant) swimming about 50 yards west towards the log barrier. L311 established command at the boat launch, one rescue swimmer entered the water. B311 arrived and assumed Coulon command from L311. Dive 312 officer assigned as rescue group supervisor. Patient brought to shore by rescue swimmer from E315 with assistance from E311’s rescue swimmer. Medic 5 evaluated the patient and determined transport to Valley Medical Center by Tri-Med ambulance.
- On Tuesday, June 21st, Renton RFA responded to a residential fire in Station 12’s area on the 800 block of Queen Ave NE. Renton RFA responded with Bellevue Fire and 1 ladder unit, 3 engines, 1 aid unit, 1 investigator and 2 officer rigs for a total of 15 RFA personnel. Units arrived on location and reported smoke coming from the eaves of the house and requested an upgraded response. All occupants evacuated the house and called 911. B311 established command. A312 arrived from the upgraded response for exposure protection. The fire was mainly contained to contents within the house and investigated by I310 and I314.
- On Thursday, June 23rd, Renton RFA responded to a residential fire in Station 13’s area on the 11800 block of SE 157th Renton RFA responded with King County Medic One, Renton Police and 1 chaplain and 1 ladder unit, 4 engines, 1 aid unit, 1 investigator and 2 officer rigs for a total of 20 RFA personnel. While in route to scene, E313 upgraded to a working fire. E313 arrived at a one-story house with flames from the roof. B313 arrived on scene and established 157th command. As additional RFA units arrived, they were assigned directives. E313 confirmed basement was evacuated. M5 arrived to bring equipment to command post and assigned patient care. E311 supported extinguishment and search of detached structure. E314 called for police on site as family was attempting to enter structure. Units confirmed all residents evacuated. Red Cross called to provide shelter for 3 adults and 2 animals. I312 arrived on scene and air monitoring completed. One bystander who assisted with evacuation of residents prior to RFA arrival was treated for minor smoke inhalation by A317 and advised to seek additional medical attention. Scene was turned over to I312 for investigation and property release.
- On Tuesday, June 26th, Renton RFA responded to a water rescue in Station 16’s area at Ron Regis Park on the 1500 block of Orcas Ave SE. Renton RFA responded with King County Medic One, Puget Sound Regional Fire, Valley Regional Fire and 1 dive team unit, 1 aid unit, 1 ladder unit, 2 engines and 1 officer rig for a total of 17 RF personnel. All units responded to a report of people who fell off their flotation device and were in the river. Upon arrival, a bystander had assisted two out of the river with four from the same party still missing. B311 established Cedar River command. Div312 officer assigned as RGS and Div333, R307 and Bot371 assigned to search on the river. Rescue group reported one patient downstream on river left and brought her to the command post. E316 assigned downstream reported one patient who floated down the old train trestle and assister her out. Another member of the party found already standing in the crowd. Call ended when all six patients in the party were accounted for and treated. One patient injured an ankle and received medical care on scene. No hospitalization required.